Beauty should not be defined by ability, size, age, colour or gender choice – beauty is for everyone
Kelly Knox is a Model, Mother and Warrior.
Kelly is a dedicated and passionate advocate for diversity in fashion with the aim to dismiss society’s preconceptions about disability and to change the beauty ideal.
Kelly is listed in the Power 100 – Britain’s most influential people with a disability and is devoted to motivating future generations. Over the course of her career Kelly has worked hard to offer inspiration to those who need to develop confidence. She has spread her message of diversity and drive internationally and across various cultures and social movements.
Kelly’s CV includes: Britain’s Missing Top Model – Winner, P&G Beauty Vision House in Beijing, Debenhams, ‘Think New’ Oslo City, Gok Wan’s “Gokette” in two series of the ever-popular television show ‘How To Look Good Naked’, Pakistani Fashion Week, Celebrity Ready Steady Cook, Marie Claire UK, Marie Claire China, DIVA, Glamour, Teatum Jones for London Fashion Week, Hey Girl Magazine, LAPP The Brand, Simply Be, Lost Village Festival, Liberty Festival and Kelly starred as lead Actress in Channel 4’s I’m Spazticus.
Kelly has supported numerous organizations over the years such as: REACH, Action For Children, Disability Confident, Parallel London, Park Avenue Disability Resource Centre (hosted an inclusive fashion show for service users), Shape Arts, London Book Fair as part of their Equal Measures Event (speaker), London College of Fashion ‘Better Lives Seminar’ – Speaker on ‘Ableism in Fashion’, Mines Advisory Group and United Response.
Kelly is currently on the advisory panel for ‘Be Real’ Body Confidence Campaign.
In August 2016, Kelly was shortlisted as Celebrity of the Year at the National Diversity Awards.
Kelly is a regular blogger for the Huffington Post UK.